I don't know when it happened.
I don't know when she came,
But she's the one I always knew.
Grandma was her name.
Uplifting Poems from Adopted Children
Adopted children are often referred to as chosen children. People with love to give and none to bestow it upon seek out a child to raise with love. Some parents choose to conceal their child's adoption thinking that it will only cause him pain and a sense of non-belonging. Others choose to tell their chosen child thinking that he will find out anyway. When a child finds out that he is adopted, it may give rise to feelings of confusion and alienation. The important thing to remember is that having parents that love you whether biological or chosen is a tremendous gift.
Poems by Adopted Children
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I don't know when it happened.Featured Shared Story
This a was beautifully written piece. It "touched me" as the question asked. It also made me think about what my Grandma has been doing for me. This is encouraging, good work.
Growing Up Adopted
My mother was adopted.
All the records tightly sealed.
Now all she has are questions,
Like wounds that never healed.Featured Shared Story
For some of us, meeting our parents saved our lives. I'm sorry things got hard. It is definitely hard to look at yourself and wonder where your nose, eyes, etc. came from. It's difficult to...
I promise from the first moment I knew you were there,
I would care for you with all my heart,
With our short time together we had to share.
Featured Shared Story
Hi all and thanks for creating this page. First time mum at 31. I gave birth to twin girls 16/12/2017. I felt the happiest I had in years when seeing/holding them for the first time. Five...
Adopted Child Misses Mother
To a mother I never knew,
From a son who desperately misses you.
There were so many times I would imagine you,Featured Shared Story
This poem was so heartfelt I was hoping for a happier ending, where the author would have found his mama and known what it was to have her loving arms around him. But now he has a son of his...
Poem About Searching For Birth Mother
They said she was on drugs and I was only a child;
They said 'go on with my life, have fun for a while'...
But what they didn't understand is where their hearts wouldn't go
Is the love that existed, and what I did know......Featured Shared Story
This poem was amazing. It made me think that there is still a chance for me to find my birth mom. I was just a baby when she left. And even though I was born in Russia, there is still that...
My Dearest Sister,
This journey has been long.
This experience like a favorite song.
Dreams realized and not abandoned, ...Featured Shared Story
After fostering and then adopting my dear little sister for three years, I am now 13 and my older sister 15. The little one welcomed into our family from adoption is 5. Fostering children had...
It Was Nothing But A Mistake
I don't understand why you chose him over me
I was there, or could you just not see.
I would have done everything right,
But instead you chose him, and to stay and fight.Featured Shared Story
Hi Rachel. I could feel the pain within your poem. Truthfully I understand what you are feeling & what you are going through. I was abandoned by my birth parents as well and with all the...
Giving Up Children For Adoption
For my children
I remember my pregnancy with you
I fell in love with your every move, and with the sound of your beating heart....Featured Shared Story
I also gave my 5-year-old daughter up for adoption to a member of my deceased husband's family! I only saw her a few times after, and it broke my heart the times when I did get to see her!...
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